Thomas Telfair, US Congress

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Thomas Telfair

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia
Death: Died in Savannah, Georgia
Place of Burial: Thunderbolt, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gov. Edward Telfair and Sarah Telfair
Husband of Margaret Telfair
Father of Edward Telfair; Mary Telfair and Margaret Telfair
Brother of Josiah Telfair; Alexander Telfair and Margaret Hodgson

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About Thomas Telfair, US Congress

Thomas Telfair (March 2, 1780 – February 18, 1818) was a United States Representative from Georgia. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he graduated from Princeton College in 1805. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Savannah.

Telfair was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the 13th and 14th United States Congresses, serving from March 4, 1813, to March 3, 1817. He died in Savannah in 1818 and was buried in Bonaventure Cemetery.

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March 2, 1780
Savannah, Georgia
Age 32
Age 32
Age 35
July 18, 1818
Age 38
Savannah, Georgia
Thunderbolt, Chatham County, Georgia, United States